Drug peddler nabbed with poppy straw in Reasi

Jammu, Feb 13: Police on Wednesday nabbed one drug peddler with contraband of poppy straw in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir.
“During patrolling at Bus Stand Ransoo Wednesday morning, one person was coming from Bus Sand Ransoo, and carrying a bag in his hand,” police spokesman here said.
He said that in the meanwhile when he saw the police party and tried to conceal his presence and made a bid to escape.
On seeing this, police caught him and during frisking, 800 grams of poppy straw was recovered from the possession of the identified as Rattan Lal of Pora Jagir Tehsil Pouni, District Reasi.
The intoxicant substance were sealed on the spot and a docket was sent to Police Station Ransoo for investigating the matter while a case was registered under NDPS Act and investigation started.